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In this Issue: December 2015

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FEATURE STORIES

Exploring the Nature of Stress

Follow Tracy Langkilde as she looks at how certain animals adapt to stress in their environments.

Transition State

Learn about the change in leadership in the Department of Chemistry.

Reinventing Statistics Education

Discover how faculty in the Department of Statistics are transforming the way we teach statistics.

Research in Action

Read short briefs about some of the amazing research projects happening now in the college.

 

COLLEGE NEWS

Doug Cavener Named Verne M. Willaman Dean
Teaching New Pedagogy Strategy in China
Transforming Science Education with Tombros Fellowships
Intellectual Property Focus
Climate & Diversity Corner
College Welcome Day
Staff Highlight
Faculty Highlight
Years of Service Recognition

 

DEPARTMENT NEWS

 

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

Faculty Awards and Honors
Faculty Promotions
New Faculty

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Undergraduate Student Awards and Honors
Commencement
Undergraduate Scientists
Above and Beyond: Focus on Graduate Students

 

ALUMNI NEWS

Weinreb Family Endows Early Career Professorship
College Welcomes New Director of Development
Outstanding Alumni
All Science Tailgate
Snapshot of Philanthropy
C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching
Millennium Society
Share Your News
Upcoming Events

 

Editor: Tara Immel
Writers: Barbara Collins, Whittney Gould, Carley LaVelle, Carrie Lewis, Brenda Lucas, Joslyn Neiderer, Samantha Schwartz, Sam Sholtis, and Bill Zimmerman. Special thanks to all of our other contributors!
Design: Carley LaVelle, Penn State Science Marketing Office
Printer: Watkins Printing